[openstack-dev] Cinder Third-Party CI: what next? (was Re: [cinder] Request exemption for removal of NetApp FC drivers (no voting CI))

Joshua Harlow harlowja at outlook.com
Tue Mar 24 15:41:01 UTC 2015

+10 to mike; I have no doubt this is an uneasy and tough task.

Thanks mike for pushing this through; given all the challenges and hard 
work (and likely not fun work) that had to be done.

I salute u! :)


Duncan Thomas wrote:
> On 23 March 2015 at 22:50, Mike Perez <thingee at gmail.com
> <mailto:thingee at gmail.com>> wrote:
>     I've talked to folks at the OpenStack foundation to get feedback on my
>     communication, and was told this was good, and even better than previous
>     communication to controversial changes.
>     I expected nevertheless people to be angry with me and blame me
>     regardless of
>     my attempts to help people be successful and move the community forward.
> As somebody who has previously attempted to drive 3rd party CI in Cinder
> forward and completely burnt out on the process, I have to applaud
> Mike's efforts. We needed a line in the sand to force the issue, or we
> were never going to get to 100% coverage of drivers, which was what we
> desperately needed.
> For those who've have issues getting CI to be stable, this is a genuine
> reflection of the stability of Openstack in general, but it is not
> something we're going to be able to make progress on without CI systems
> exposing problems. That's the entire point of the 3rd party CI program -
> we knew there were bugs, stability issues and drivers that just plain
> didn't work, but we couldn't  do much about it without being able to
> test changes.
> Thanks to Mike for the finally push on this, and to all of the various
> people in both cinder and infra who've been very active in helping
> people get their CI running, sometimes in very trying circumstances.
> --
> Duncan Thomas
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